ADSK file format description
Many people share .adsk files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .adsk file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .adsk files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.adsk - Autodesk Exchange File
ADSK file is an Autodesk Exchange File. Autodesk Exchange Format (since versions 2010) based on XML, used e.g. to exchange CAD models between Inventor - Revit - Civil 3D.
- .adsk file format description:
- ADSK format
- AutoDesk Revit
- Document files
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- Autodesk Exchange File related links:
- Autodesk Exchange File related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .adsk file extension. Even harmful programs can create .adsk files. Be especially cautious with .adsk files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .adsk file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .adsk file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
adk, ask, ads, dsk, adsm
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Ada Specification File
- Agricultural Data Interchange Syntax File
- AskSam Database
- Ableton Live Skin
- General Disk Image
- RAD Studio Saved Desktop
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